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Jay T. Last Collection of American Transportation: N.N. Hill Brass Company Business Correspondence: Finding Aid
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The N. N. Hill Brass Company business correspondence, a subset within the Jay T. Last Collection of American Transportation, contains records of the N.N. Hill Brass Company, a bell manufacturing company in East Hampton, Connecticut, that date from the early 1890s through the 1910s. The approximately 770 pieces of incoming correspondence and related documents focus on the company's manufacture, advertisement, and sale of bicycle bells, and their involvement with the bicycle industry and related trade associations and bicycle clubs.
The N. N. Hill Brass Company of East Hampton, Connecticut, manufactured bells, and later toys. Norman Newton Hill (1863-1950) founded the company in January 1889, and it operated until the early 1960s.
approximately 770 items in 9 binders
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The collection is open to qualified researchers by prior application through the Reader Services Department. For more information, please visit the Huntington's website: www.huntington.org.